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6 bedroom farm house for sale

Thorpe Morieux, Suffolk

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Property Description

Key features

  • Outstanding farmhouse in private grounds of 8.5 acres
  • Stables, paddocks and menage
  • Barn complex with commercial usage
  • Separate two bedroomed cottage
  • Can be sold as a whole or two separate lots
  • Three reception rooms
  • Farmhouse kitchen and boot room
  • Four bedrooms (two en suite and two bathrooms)
  • Extensive garaging
  • Quintessential Suffolk

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Rebuilt approximately ten years ago on the site of a previous farmhouse, Potash Farm offers the enticing combination of period character with the convenience and comforts of 21st Century living. Providing generous accommodation displaying a host of attractive characteristics the house stands in grounds of approximately 8.5 acres including formal gardens, paddocks and ménage. Together with a two bedroom guest cottage, there is extensive garaging, a purpose built stable yard and the barns (currently utilised for business purposes) offer further scope and potential.  

SITUATION Located at the end of a long driveway amongst rolling Suffolk countryside, Potash Farm provides wonderful privacy and seclusion. Approximately five miles from the nearest major road the village of Thorpe Morieux (pronounced M'roo) is one of the last places in Suffolk you cannot hear the hum of distant traffic. The walk up to the church is between cow fields and for the people who live here Lavenham is the local "big town". 


ENTRANCE LOBBY With windows to side. Brick flooring. Feature exposed brickwork.  

CLOAKROOM 5'2 x 4'5 (1.6m x 1.4m). Suite comprising high level flushing w.c., corner wash hand basin. Window to side. Feature exposed brickwork and timbers. Brick flooring. Radiator. 

INNER HALL 20' x 8'9 (6.1m x 2.7m). Exposed studwork. Stairs rising to first floor. Brick flooring. Radiator. 

DRAWING ROOM 26'6 x 15'4 (8'1m x 4.7m). An attractive "light and airy" room with windows to sides and rear. Two sets of French doors leading to terraces and gardens. Large 'bowback' open fireplace with raised brick hearth and fitted log burning stove. Exposed studwork. Wall light points. Part polished wooden flooring. Radiator. 

DINING ROOM 17'4 x 13'5 (5.3m x 4.1m). Exposed ceiling timbers. Open fireplace with raised brick hearth and fitted log burning stove. Built-in antique corner cupboard. French doors to terrace and garden. Polished wooden flooring. Wall light points. Radiator. 

STUDY 15'5 x 7'6 (4.7m x 2.3m) Windows to front and side. Exposed studwork and ceiling timbers. Polished wooden flooring. Wall lights. Radiator 

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN 23' x 19'4 (7m x 5.9m). Fitted in keeping with the house with a bespoke hand made range of storage units. Five oven oil fired Aga with twin hotplates above. Marble and tiled preparation surfaces with inset twin Butler sink unit. Windows to front and side. French doors to rear terrace and garden. Tiled flooring. Exposed timbers. Large integrated fridge unit. 

REAR HALL 6'2 x 6'2 (1.9m x 1.9m). Window to rear. Brick flooring.  

CLOAKROOM Having low level w.c., wash hand basin with cupboards below. Window to front. Brick flooring. 

BOOT ROOM 11'5 x 9'8 (3.5m x 3m). Windows to front and rear. Stable doors with glazed inserts to front and rear. Butler sink unit. Range of bespoke hand made storage units. Brick flooring. Vaulted roofline. 

BOILER ROOM 9'8 x 4'9 (3m x 1.5m). Window to rear. Oil fired boiler serving heating and domestic hot water requirements. Brick flooring. Fitted water softener. Range of storage cupboards.  


LANDING With windows to front. Exposed timbers. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 1 19' x 13'8 (5.8m x 4.2m). Windows to side. French doors to

rear to small balcony offering delightful views to gardens and pond. Wall light points. Radiators. 

LARGE WALK-IN WARDROBE 8'5 x 5'9 (2.6m x 1.8m) Windows to side and rear. Radiator. 

EN SUITE 8'5 x 9'8 (2.6m x 3m) (max). White suite comprising ball and claw roll-top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, high level w.c. Walk-in tiled shower cubicle. Extensive tiling to walls. Window to front. Tiled flooring. Heated towel rail. 

BEDROOM 2 14'4 x 9'8 (4.4m x 3m). Window to rear. Exposed timbers. Built-in storage cupboard. Radiator. Door to; 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Having large walk-in shower cubicle, wash hand basin with cupboards below, low level w.c. Window to rear. Tiled flooring. Towel rail/radiator. 

BATHROOM 1 11'8 x 7'9 (3.6m x 2.4m). White suite comprising roll-top ball and claw bath, wash hand basin set onto large wash stand, walk-in tiled shower cubicle, low level w.c. Window to front. Tiled flooring. Heated towel rail. 

BEDROOM 3 15'4 x 14'1 (4.7m x 4.3m). An impressive room with vaulted roofline having exposed ceiling timbers and studwork. Windows to front and side. Polished wooden flooring. Wall light points. Radiator. Return door to family bathroom. 

BEDROOM 4 15'4 x 14'11 (4.7m x 4.3m). Again an impressive room with vaulted roofline having exposed ceiling timbers and mezzanine gallery. Further exposed studwork. Windows to side and rear. Mezzanine gallery above. Radiator. 

BATHROOM 2 11'4 x 7'2 (3.5m x 2.2m). White suite comprising roll-top ball and claw bath, wash hand basin with cupboards below, high level w.c.. Panelling to dado height. Window to side. Heated towel rail. 

AGENTS NOTE There is a massive loft offering further potential if required.  

OUTSIDE Potash Farm is approached via a sweeping gravel driveway to the front of the house. There is large gravelled courtyard with a twin open bay cartlodge and a further triple garage. The gardens are laid to lawn interspersed by a wide variety of mature trees. A paved terraces abut the rear of the house and there is a large natural pond 


SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM 22'9 x 10'5 (7m x 3.2m). Windows to front. Log burning stove on a raised stone hearth. Polished wood flooring. Radiators. Built-in shelved storage cupboard. 

CONSERVATORY 15'7 x 9'2 (4.8m x 2.2m). Windows to and side. Part glazed door to outside. Quarry tiled flooring. 

KITCHEN 13'8 x 9'2 (4.2m x 2.8m) (max L shaped). Tiled work surfaces with drawer and cupboard storage space below. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer. Inset four ring electric hob with oven and grill below. Plumbing for automatic dishwasher and washing machine. Further appliance space. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 1 13'8 x 9'2 (4.2m X 2.8m). Windows to front and side. Range of built-in wardrobes and drawer storage units. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 2 10'2 X 10'2 (3.1m x 3.1m). Window to rear. Built-in wardrobe cupboards. Radiator. 

SHOWER ROOM 8'9 X 4'6 (2.7m x 1.4m). Tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low level w.c. Polished wooden flooring. Radiator. Airing cupboard housing a lagged tank with fitted immersion heater. 

OUTSIDE A paved terrace abuts the front and side of the cottage with the garden being laid to lawn, enclosed by hedging and bordering onto the pond. 

THE BARN There is a range of barns on two floors currently utilised as a business with office, workshops, storage and w.c. 

THE STABLES A purpose built stable yard provides three loose boxes together with hay barn, feed room and tack room. To the rear of the stables is the rubber surfaced ménage and the paddocks wrap themselves around the farm.  

AGENTS NOTE This property can be sold as a whole or in two separate lots. Lot 1 - Farmhouse, Cottage, gardens and meadows. Lot 2 - Barn, stables, ménage and stables (please see plan showing the division). 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 January 2017


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